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Seoul’s Public Bicycle Usage Surges as Social Distancing Measures End

Seoul’s Public Bicycle Usage Surges as Social Distancing Measures End

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A growing number of people have been using Seoul’s public bicycle service this year following the lifting of social distancing rules. The Seoul Metropolitan Government reported that usage of the city’s unmanned bike rental service, dubbed Ttaereungyi in Korean, between January and May of this year (14.1 million users) was [...]

Seoul to Install 1,000 Electric Bike Charging Stations Using Public Phone Booths

Seoul to Install 1,000 Electric Bike Charging Stations Using Public Phone Booths

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Tuesday it would install 1,000 electric bike charging stations using public phone booths by 2025. The e-bike charging stations will be battery exchange-type charging stations that allow users to replace discharged batteries with fully charged ones. It is expected to take less than one [...]

Seoul to Provide Emergency Support to Kindergartens with Foreign Children

Seoul to Provide Emergency Support to Kindergartens with Foreign Children

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government will provide education fee support to kindergartens with foreign children that are suffering from financial difficulties stemming from the prolonged pandemic, officials said Wednesday. Under an emergency handout, the city government will cover half of education fees of 1,556 foreign children enrolled in 551 national, [...]